Meet our advisor – Dr. Alaa El-Hussuna, an experienced professional dedicated to guiding our team toward success and innovation.


  • Leader of OpenSourceResearch collaboration international research organisation (
  • Chairperson and founding member European Society of Colo-Proctology (ESCP) cohort studies committee
  • Member of Surgical steering committee in the European Crohn Colitis Organisation (S-ECCO)
  • Author of 107 articles and 25 conference abstracts published in peer-reviewed international scientific journals including international guidelines for treatment of IBD
  • Editor in British Journal of surgery, PlosOne, and Frontiers in surgery.
  • Member of expert panel to work out the national action plan for the treatment of autoimmune diseases which was presented in Danish Parliament (Folketinget) in November 2020
  • Associate professor of surgery, Aalborg University
  • Co-examiner (assessor) for medical student (surgical and medical disciplines)
  • Danish Health Authority’s inspector of education and training of young surgeon
  • Member of ESCP education committee
  • Reviewer of ECCO grants and fellowships 2023
  • Member of editorial boards in surgical and medical journals
  • Grant recipient of many national and international grants
  • Member of ESCP research committee


Pic 1 - Dr. Alaa El-Hussuna

  • Sub-specialisation in Colorectal Surgery (Slagelse, Randers, Hjørring
    and Aalborg University hospitals-Denmark. ESCP Fellowship at St. Vincent’s
    Hospital-Dublin, Ireland) (2015-2019 )
  • Ph.D. in surgery, Aalborg University, Denmark (2018)
  • Specialization in surgery, Denmark (2008-2013)
  • Master’s Degree in Information Technology (M.Sc.). IT University-
    Copenhagen (2001-2003)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery (M.B.CH.B.), Medical College, Al-
    Nahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq

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